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Table 1 Demographic data for the respondents

From: Primary care physicians’ knowledge, attitudes and concerns about bariatric surgery and the association with referral patterns: a Swedish survey study

  Men Women Total
Number of participants 65 (41%) 91 (58%) 157 (100%)
Gender (missing = 1)
Age
  Age < 35 year 7 (11%) 14 (15%) 21 (13%)
  Age 35–49 year 23 (35%) 47 (51%) 70 (45%)
  Age > 49 year 35 (54%) 31 (34%) 66 (42%)
Speciality (missing = 1)
  Specialist in general practice 41 (63%) 64 (70%) 105 (67%)
  Primary care physician without speciality in general medicine 23 (35%) 28 (30%) 51 (33%)
Speciality experience (n = 109)
Worked as a specialist in general practice 0–5 year 13 (20%) 19 (21%) 32 (20,5%)
Worked as a specialist in general practice 6–10 year 7 (11%) 17 (19%) 24 (15,5%)
Worked as a specialist in general practice > 10 year 25 (38%) 28 (32%) 53 (50%)
Full-time/part-time (missing = 3)
Working full-time 41 (63%) 36 (40%) 77 (50%)
Working part-time 22 (34%) 55 (60%) 77 (50%)
Public/private clinic (missing = 1)
Public primary care 48 (74%) 72 (79%) 120 (77%)
Private primary care 17 (26%) 19 (21%) 36 (23%)